August 2016 Stereophile, Art Dudley: "And the SS-NA5ES is seriously good, in a 'buy this and forget about speakers for a decade or more' kind of way. Sincerely recommended."
Robert Greene, The Absolute Sound, "Masterpiece!"
Brand new pair in factory sealed boxes. Purchased from an authorized dealer. With receipt and warranty.
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List price is $6,000.
Sound unrestricted by size
The SS-NA5ES bookshelf speakers have been designed in the image of the floorstanding Sony SS-NA2ES loudspeakers, utilizing the same components, cabinet materials and construction integrity to create a listening experience with an exceptionally clear, wide soundstage.
Music loyal to its creator
The bookshelf size of the NA5ES loudspeaker never restricts it from bringing forward the natural balance of the dynamism and airiness present in music as it was meant to be performed. From transcendent high frequencies to low notes felt as much as heard, the detail and richness the composer envisioned are delivered without compromise or coloration.
Pinpoint accurate high frequencies
Sony's innovative I-Array™ tweeter system achieves the wide dispersion and ambience of original recordings without adding any unnatural artifacts to the sound. The result is astonishingly smooth highs with increased resolution, broader soundstage and a delicate but precise sound image.
Building on the Sony AR Series’ legacy of rock-solid loudspeaker construction, the SS-NA2ES cabinet is made of Scandinavian birch, a wood highly regarded for its acoustic resonance and performance. Within, the woofer is isolated from other drivers by two distinct separation boards to preserve the critical sonic purity of the mid range frequencies. Sony’s expert woodworkers meticulously craft each precise enclosure to a degree of perfection that’s as pleasing to the eye as it is to
Ready for the theater
The entire Sony ES line of loudspeakers have been matched to work together flawlessly not only to deliver the most lifelike reproduction of music, but also to bring impactful excitement to movie soundtracks.
•2-way, 4-driver, bass reflex, bookshelf speaker system
•25 mm soft-dome tweeter
•Two 19 mm soft-dome tweeters
•130 mm aluminum-cone woofer
•45 Hz to 45 kHz (-10dB)
•86 dB (2.83 V/m)
•70 watts (non-clipping)
•Including projecting parts
•8.0 x 14.0 x 12.8 inches (205 x 355 x 325 mm)
•22 lbs. (10 kg)